Philippines Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2021 was 31.65%, a 1.57% increase from 2020.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2020 was 30.08%, a 4.65% decline from 2019.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.73%, a 0.93% decline from 2018.
  • Philippines labor force participation rate for 2018 was 35.66%, a 1.4% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.82%
Cambodia 68.43%
Bolivia 57.65%
Lao PDR 57.02%
Angola 56.24%
Cameroon 54.87%
Vanuatu 54.47%
Vietnam 53.49%
Zambia 53.06%
Honduras 50.92%
Nicaragua 49.46%
Indonesia 48.33%
Ghana 43.33%
Kenya 42.07%
El Salvador 41.33%
Myanmar 40.61%
Republic of Congo 40.60%
Timor-Leste 40.17%
Lesotho 39.92%
Bangladesh 39.38%
Pakistan 38.99%
Uzbekistan 37.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 35.62%
Ukraine 35.50%
Georgia 34.47%
Papua New Guinea 34.46%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.59%
Nigeria 31.89%
Philippines 31.65%
Mongolia 31.30%
Cabo Verde 29.16%
Tunisia 28.90%
West Bank and Gaza 27.91%
Sri Lanka 26.76%
Bhutan 26.38%
Sudan 26.06%
Morocco 25.76%
India 23.68%
Eswatini 22.92%
Mauritania 21.94%
Egypt 21.02%
Moldova 16.90%
Djibouti 13.28%
Philippines Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 31.65% 1.57%
2020 30.08% -4.65%
2019 34.73% -0.93%
2018 35.66% -1.40%
2017 37.07% -2.83%
2016 39.89% -0.31%
2015 40.20% -2.17%
2014 42.37% 0.70%
2013 41.67% -0.82%
2012 42.49% -0.55%
2011 43.04% 1.69%
2010 41.34% -0.44%
2009 41.78% 0.34%
2008 41.43% -0.54%
2007 41.97% -0.84%
2006 42.81% -0.83%
2005 43.64% -0.38%
2004 44.02% 0.72%
2003 43.30% -0.35%
2002 43.65% -0.20%
2001 43.85% -0.13%
2000 43.98% -0.27%
1999 44.25% -0.12%
1998 44.37% 0.28%
1997 44.08% -0.35%
1996 44.43% -0.41%
1995 44.84% -0.28%
1994 45.13% -0.25%
1993 45.38% -0.01%
1992 45.39% 0.19%
1991 45.20% 0.29%
1990 44.91% 0.29%